14th Aug, 2020

GlastonBeoley to go unplugged with open air acoustic concert

THE team at GlastonBeoley are building up to an open air yet socially distanced ‘unplugged’ concert later in August.

An after of great music is promised with up to five acts already pencilled in.

The news comes fresh after organisation donated £2,200 to good causes – money raised from their GlastonBeoley Lockdown Festival which replaced their annual live weekend which was cancelled due to coronavirus.

“Everything we make will be given to charity as they’ve all had a dreadful year because of Covid-19,” GlastonBeoley director Debbie Joynes.

The beneficiaries this year are Redditch Nightstop, Noah’s Star, Redditch Baby Bank, and Special Olympics Redditch who all received £550.

“We raised £1,100 and then doubled that from our pot to make it £2,200,” said Debbie.

“People have been really generous and of course we’ll keep things going with our quizzes and whatnot.”

All this week the team have been livestreaming seven nights of great acts on their Facebook page.

The event kicked off on Monday, July 27 with Rich Evans ‘the man who ruins your favourite tunes’ and continues tonight, Friday, July 31 with The Tangents, Saturday, August 1 with Take Cover before closing on Sunday, August 2 with Pale Rider.

The performances are still on Facebook to view.

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